Conference Programme

Alongside the exhibition, there will be a free to attend conference which will cover the following topics.

Day 1 - Tuesday 19th March

11:00Welcome and Keynote Address
Steven Ashkin, 'The Green Cleaning Guru', Executive Director of Green Cleaning Network and Founder of the Green Cleaning University
11:30The Living Wage - the business case for profitable implementation
Sebastian Bachelier, Programme Officer, Living Wage Foundation
12:00Behavioural Change - the key to a greener, cleaner business
Dr Sally Messenger, Head of Education, BICSc
12:30Post Brexit Recruitment Challenges
Keith Baker, CEO, CERATA
Lunch and Exhibition Time
14:00Getting it right: Results of groundbreaking research
Dominic Ponniah, Chief Executive, Cleanology
14:30Will IoT replace humans in the cleaning industry?
Syed Ahmed, Savortex and star of the Apprentice
15:00Engaging with Staff - overcoming communication issues
C-J Green, Founder, Tovip Ltd
15:30Training the key to retaining staff and contracts... and a look at the Apprenticeship Levy
James Marston, Learning and Development Manager, BICSc

Presentation of the Cleaning Show Innovation Awards

The winners of the Cleaning Show Innovation Awards 2019 will be announced at the end of day one within the conference theatre.

Day 2 - Wednesday 20th March

11:00A Healthy Solution - managing waste in hospitals
Dr Terry Tudor, Senior Lecturer in Waste Management, Northampton University
11:30Impact of hand drying options in the healthcare environments
Keith Redway, Emeritus Fellow at the University of Westminster
12:00Trimming the waste line: food waste in the hospitality sector.
Dean Pearce, Business Development Manager, SWR Newstar
12:30Circular Economy Panel Session
A session looking at incorporating the circular economy into facilities and estate management with a range of perspectives from industry experts. Chaired by Neil Nixon, Editor, Cleaning & Maintenance Magazine

Panellists include:
Lorcan Mekitarian, Sales Director, RPC bpi recycled products
Åsa Degerman, global brand innovation manager, Essity
Owen George, group development and innovation manager, Grundon
John Brill, Sales Director, Nilfisk
Lunch and Exhibition Time
14:00View from the Green Cleaning Guru
Steven Ashkin, 'The Green Cleaning Guru', Executive Director of Green Cleaning Network and Founder of the Green Cleaning University
14:30Facilities and Estate Management Panel Debate
Hosted by Premises and Facilities Management Magazine. Chaired by Dennis Flower, Editor, Premises & Facilities Management Magazine.

Panellists include:
Matt Coulson, CEO, Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work
Sandrino Vieira, Chiswick Park Guest Services Manager, JPC
Mark Loubser, Head of Environmental Services, Intu Retail Services
Michael Foreman, Managing Director, Don't Waste UK
15:30Mitie's Waste-Match programme
Simon Moseley, Consultant

Day 3 - Thursday 21st March

11:00Food Poisoning - a modern epidemic
Peter Gowers, Head of International Business, BICSc
11:30Measuring the effectiveness of surface decontamination
Dr Andrew Kemp, Specialist in Surface Disinfection and Decontamination, University of Lincoln
12:00Reputation Management - preparing for the unexpected
Suzanne Howe, Director, SHC and Richard Bond, SKV




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